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The Sounds Newborns Make

The Sounds Newborns Make
Not our baby. But love a good swaddle. (Photo by Garrett Jackson / Unsplash)

Sometimes I forget we have a newborn.

Then I hear a little noise. A very cute kind of baby sigh or a little cry.

"What is that?" I say.

"My other son? The cats? My wife?"


It's the new baby.

"Shit, we have a new baby," I scream. "Hi baby, hi baby, hi baby!"

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